Re: [OT] Dual Athlon motherboards - recommendations?
On Sat, 2004-02-28 at 20:19, Alvin Oga wrote:
See interspersed comments:
> On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 07:45:43PM -0500, Graham Campbell wrote:
> > On Saturday 28 February 2004 04:46 pm, Pigeon wrote:
> > > Anyone care to recommend me a dual Athlon motherboard? Requirements:
> > >
> > > - cheap :-)
> > > - DDR 266MHz min, 333MHz preferred
Has 266 DDR
> > > - does *NOT* have an nVidia chipset
> > > - 5 (or more) PCI slots, ideally inc. one 64-bit slot
Has 3 32-bit PCI plus 2 64-bit (total 5)
> > > - No need for any on-board graphics/ethernet/sound etc. (though
> > > on-board ethernet reduces requirement for one PCI slot)
Has onboard ethernet
> > > - ideally, available in the UK
> > I think the Tyan Thunder K7X Pro (S2469) meets most of your specs, but I
> > don't know about availablity/price in the UK.
> that mb has 3 pic slots
> and the k7 series is an old old mb ... and used a whacky atxges power supply ?
Yes it is old, but there does not seem to be any newer ones with better
specs, unless you are interested in Opterons. It can use a standard atx
power supply, but see the footnote on:
for heavy loading.
> c ya